patient-ventilator interaction


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patient-ventilator interaction

The complex link between a patient's neurologically mediated control of breathing (and the elasticity and resistance of his or her airways) and the pressures and volumes of gases injected into the patient by a mechanical ventilator.
See: patient-ventilator dyssynchrony
See also: interaction
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This means the constant evaluation of patient-ventilator interactions during the resolution of the patient's underlying disease.

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